Biofortified sweetpotato making nutritious inroads in Zimbabwe

Micronutrient malnutrition is a major public health problem in Zimbabwe:  between six months to five years is stunted and 19% suffer from Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) — the leading cause of preventable blindness in children. VAD can impair...

Africa’s cities offer largest market for Agricultural Products

Africa’s rapidly growing cities offer the largest and fastest growing market opportunity available to the continent’s 60 million farms, a new report has revealed. According to the report, in the world’s most rapidly urbanizing continent, African farmers and...